Department of Accounting & Business Law


See how Department of Accounting aims to contribute to the business community and society at large.
Accounting Impact

At the Department of Accounting and Business Law, we believe that it is our right and responsibility to leave a positive mark not only on academic life but also on society at large. To accomplish this goal, the researchers at our department engage actively in societal discussions. 

Emma-Riikka Myllymäki discussed the quality and development of sustainability reporting in a seminar

The Better Business - Better Society seminar series discusses the current and societally essential topics at the School of Business.

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Learning from strategic investments: Post-completion auditing — Jari Huikku

Aalto University is celebrating its new tenured professors with popular talks by our new Associate & Full level tenure track professors.

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Associate Professor Jari Huikku photo by Mikko Raskinen

Emma-Riikka Myllymäki was part of the Aalto team assessing the best sustainability report in Finland

The sustainability report review was carried out in cooperation with the Aalto University School of Business. Assistant professor Emma-Riikka Myllymäki from the department of accounting participated as one of the jury members. Stora Enso’s Sustainability Reporting Team was awarded the top prize and Soya's report was categorised the best in the SME category.

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Emma-Riikka Myllymäki is Assistant Professor of Accounting in the School of Business. Photo: Outi Puukko

Jukka Sihvonen presented his LGBT research in the School of Business 110th anniversary seminar

In the School of Business 110th anniversary seminar, assistant professor Jukka Sihvonen presented his and his co-authors' research "Does Lesbian and Gay Friendliness Pay Off? A New Look at LGBT Policies and Firm Performance". According to the paper, LGBT‐friendly corporate policies enhance firm performance. The Better Business - Better Society seminar series discusses the current and societally essential topics at the School of Business.

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Apulaisprof. Jukka Sihvonen. Kuva: Mortti Saarnia

Viherkentällä | Aalto Blogs

In his blog, Timo Viherkenttä talks about current issues in taxation, pension finance, public finance and investment markets.

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Timo Viherkentta
opiskelija ja professori, Kauppakorkeakoulu. Kuva: Roope Kiviranta
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Students developed a strategy implementation tool for NGO Startup Refugees

School of Business students also perform project work for non-commercial organisations
Iines Veistola
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School of Business alumni story: Iines Veistola

‘My current job offers me exactly the things that I enjoyed most in school too: I get to learn something new every day, study all kinds of phenomena and constantly challenge myself.’, says our alumna Iines Veistola.
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Russia sanctions caused difficulties for one in ten European companies

The economic sanctions in force between 2014 and 2017 were most detrimental to Russian companies, but companies also suffered in countries that have high levels of Russian investment or strong commercial ties with Russia.
Photo of Timo Viherkenttä by Roope Kiviranta/Aalto University
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Timo Viherkenttä appointed as Professor of Practice in Business Law

Timo Viherkenttä, Doctor of Laws and CEO of the State Pension Fund of Finland, has been appointed Professor of Practice at the School of Business’s Department of Accounting as of 1 January 2020.
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